Tag: Riga

airBaltic launches direct flights from Riga to Alicante

airBaltic announces that today it is launching direct flights between Riga and Alicante. Overall, for the winter season of 2023/2024, airBaltic is offering 13 routes from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, and Tampere, including direct flights from the seasonal base of Gran Canaria to 10 airports in Norther...

airBaltic announces top November destinations from Riga

Latvian national airline airBaltic has announced its top destinations from Riga in November were Dubai, Paris and Tenerife. These destinations are popular among both leisure and business travellers due to the airline’s focus on providing passengers a wide variety of travel options and flexible tim...

airBaltic receives its 45th Airbus A220-300 aircraft

On November 21, 2023, the Latvian national airline airBaltic welcomed its 45th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABS, in Riga. This is the sixth Airbus A220-300 delivery for airBaltic in 2023. It is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300 which airBaltic has ordered. Furthermore, the company has anno...

airBaltic launches winter season with 13 new destinations

The Latvian national airline airBaltic has announced the launch of the winter season 2023, offering 13 new destinations – from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, and Tampere. This is the historically largest number of new routes the airline has ever announced in a single winter season. Launch of it was cel...

airBaltic announces top September destinations from Riga

The Latvian national airline airBaltic has announced that its top destinations from Riga in September were Copenhagen, Vienna and Paris. These destinations are popular among both leisure and business travelers due to the airline’s focus on providing passengers a wide variety of travel options a...

Latvia And Serbia’s Capital Cities Join British Airways’ Flight Network

British Airways has announced additions to its route network from London, including new destinations Riga in Latvia and Belgrade in Serbia from London Heathrow, adding more choice for customers who can now choose to travel with British Airways from London to more than 120 short-haul destinations. R...

airBaltic’s Expansion Continues, Over 200 Job Positions Available

As the company continues to expand, the Latvian national airline airBaltic has already recruited 347 employees during the first half of 2023. Thus, the total size of the team has exceeded more than 2 360 skilled professionals. Looking ahead, it is planned to attain the mark of approximately 2 500 em...

Paris, Vienna and Milan – airBaltic Top June Destinations from Riga

The Latvian national airline airBaltic has announced that its top destinations from Riga in June were Paris, Vienna and Milan. These destinations are becoming popular among both leisure and business travelers due to the airline’s focus on offering passengers a wide variety of travel options and...

airBaltic Increases its Market Share in Riga to 57%

The Latvian national airline airBaltic announces that it has increased its market share at the airline’s home base at Riga International Airport to 57% in May 2023. It is a 9% increase from the 48% market share the airline had in its home airport the same month last year. Martin Gauss, Presi...

airBaltic to Overfly Riga and Take Home the Bronze Medal Hockey Team

Celebrating the historic success of the Latvian men’s ice-hockey team, by winning bronze medals at the 2023 Ice Hockey World Championship, today the Latvian national airline airBaltic will carry the team home. When approaching Riga, the Airbus A220-300 aircraft, decorated in red-white-red color...

airBaltic to Operate Direct Flights to Tenerife from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, and Tampere

The Latvian national airline airBaltic announces that it will be expanding its direct flight offerings to Tenerife (Spain) beyond its home base in Riga to include the airline's bases in Vilnius (Lithuania), Tallinn (Estonia), and Tampere (Finland). The twice-weekly flights will begin at the end o...

airBaltic Launches Summer Season with 20 New Destinations

The Latvian national airline airBaltic has announced the launch of the summer season 2023, offering 20 new destinations in total from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius and Tampere. This is the historically largest number of new routes the airline has ever announced in a single season. The first flight of...

airBaltic Top Destinations in January from Riga

The Latvian national airline airBaltic announces that its top destinations in January from Riga were Tenerife, Dubai and Paris – with a focus on providing passengers with convenient and a wide-range of travel options. Also, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Oslo, and Helsinki continue to rank among the co...

airBaltic Carries 72% More Passengers in November

During November 2022, the Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 270 100 passengers or by 72% more than during the same period last year. In November 2022, airBaltic performed 3 010 flights – 10% more than in November 2021. Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic: “This year, the wint...

airBaltic Receives its 37th and 38th Airbus A220-300

On December 2, 2022, the Latvian national airline airBaltic welcomed its 37th and 38th Airbus A220-300 jets, registered as YL-ABK and YL-ABL, in Riga. These are the fifth and the sixth of eight planned Airbus A220-300 aircraft deliveries for airBaltic in 2022. They are a part of the 50 Airbus A220-3...

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